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Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church
May 23, 2018

Congratulations Confirmation Class of 2018!
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In the Newsletter this Week:
  • Confirmation Class - 2018
  • Congratulations 2018 Graduates
  • Senior Celebration: June 3 - 12:15 pm
  • Church Office Schedule
  • Lunch Bunch: May 27
  • Carmelites Travel to Monastery: May 30
  • Kid's Corner: VBS
  • Youth News
  • Women's Book Club: June 1 - 7:00 pm
  • Thanks for Your Help!
  • Prayers / Thanksgivings
  • Ways to Make a Donation


Congratulations to the

Cate Sophia Campbell *
Ansley Elizabeth Edwards *
Cela Renee Kilmer *
Quentin Alexander Proels *
Kathryn Hadden Raye *
James Rayburn Roe
Emily Kathleen Samples

These young people joined the church by confession of faith on Sunday, May 20, 2018.  Those noted with an asterisk were also baptized.

Please take a moment to welcome them into the church family!


Recognition of the 
Graduating Class of 2018!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, the following graduates were recognized in a combined 10:30 a.m. worship service:

High School Graduates
Zachery Bolton - Navarre H.S. / Univ. of West FL
Andrew Bond - North Gwinnett H.S. / Georgia State Univ.
Megan Gallagher - Wesleyan School / Richmond Univ.
Eva Proels - Lambert H.S. / Berry College
Elizabeth Sigmon - Norcross H.S. / Young Harris College
Riley Stark - Norcross H.S. / U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Other Graduates
Zachary Bond - Ga. College & State Univ. - Bachelor's Degree
Will Thompson - Ga. College & State Univ. - Bachelor's Degree
Raven Hinson - Emory University - Master's Degree




You're Invited to a Senior Celebration!

Everyone is invited to stop by and congratulate 
the High School Graduates at a 
Senior Celebration, hosted by the Mt Carmel Youth, 
on Sunday, June 3rd at 12:15 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.


From the Church Office ...

Please note that the church office will be closed on Friday, May 25, as well as Monday, Memorial Day, May 28.

Please plan any church business accordingly. Thank you!


Lunch Bunch on May 27: Emerald China!


You're invited to join the Lunch Bunch after church on Sunday! 

They'll meet at about 12:15 at the Emerald China Restaurant - 3455 Peachtree Industrial Blvd #880, Duluth, GA 30096. (In the Kroger Shopping Center at Peachtree Industrial Blvd. and Pleasant Hill Rd.)

Contact Wynne Buran with any questions.


Carmelites to Travel to Monastery



The Carmelites' next outing will be to the Monastery of the Holy Spirit in Conyers, Georgia on Wednesday, May 30th. 

We will meet at the church at 10:00 am, tour the Monastery and attend the 12:15 Midday Prayer Service. We will have lunch afterwards. 

Please check the Connect Card in your Sunday bulletin if you would like to go.


Kid's Corner
 

Rolling River Rampage VBS is almost here!!! 

Come join us as we Experience 
the Ride of a Lifetime with God on the river,
June 4 - 8 from 9:30 to 12:30.

Here's a  VBS theme video to see what it's all about!

Please join us for set up Saturday (10:30 to 4:00) 
and Sunday (12:30 to 6:00) on June 2nd and 3rd as we transform the Fellowship Hall and Sunday School rooms into our Rolling River Rampage VBS space! 

We will have a pre-VBS meeting for the youth volunteers (and adults) on the Saturday before VBS during set up. 

There will be a Safe Sanctuary training at 11:00 am for those who need the update, followed by pizza lunch for all set up helpers and meeting attendees, then a one hour or less meeting with the youth volunteers right after lunch. 

Adult and youth volunteers need to arrive no later then 8:30 on Monday, June 4th, then no later then 9 am on Tuesday through Friday. 

VBS will run from 9:30 until 12:30 each day, and youth should be done by 12:45.

We are still looking for additional adult and youth volunteers, so please fill out the back of the Connect Card in your bulletin this Sunday, or contact the church office or email Leslie to add your name to the list. We are especially in need of older youth crew leaders. Hope to see you on the river!


Youth Leaving on Mission Trip 2017
Youth Leaving on Mission Trip 2017.

Youth News for Sunday, May 27:
No Youth this Sunday due to the Memorial Day holiday.

For more information on Youth activities, see the Youth Newsletter HERE, or contact Youth Director, Emily Thompson.


Mt. Carmel Women's 
Book Club: June 1

All women are invited to join the Book Club which meets on the first Friday of the month at 7:00 p.m. for refreshments and book discussion.

On June 1st, the meeting will be at Susan Posey's home, and the book for the month is The Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom.
For more information, please contact Vicki Walden or Chris Bolton.


    Thank You for Your Help!

Hospitality Team chairs, Chris Bolton and June Spruell, would like to thank everybody who helped with the Confirmation Class Reception on Sunday.

Your contributions helped to make it a very special event!


Church Concerns and Thanksgivings
Prayers
  • Gene Anglin's cousin Joyce - cancer
  • Jan German - recovering from knee surgery
  • O'Learys: Jeff & Wendy - owners of Suwanee Creek Bikes - were hit while cycling - both in hospital, but are improving
  • Dawn Seigler: troops in harm's way
  • Weathers: Cheryl - healing from cancer
  • Pam Westafer: for Pete & Andy Westafer 
Thanksgivings
  • Lane Shutt: thankful that niece Emily's PET scan showed NO cancer!


Ways to Make a Donation Electronically

Thank you for your support of Mt. Carmel!  

There are many ways to give: You may use a Debit Card, Credit Card, or PayPal, or you may make an automatic electronic funds transfer on a one-time or recurring basis.  

Click HERE to give electronically. 
Every week:
  • Prayers
  • Worship this week
  • Birthdays and Anniversaries
  • Save the Date
  • Counseling Center
  • Norcross Cooperative


Sunday's Lessons
Psalm 18 - selected verses
Matthew 14:22-33


Birthdays this week:

Alice Westbrooks
Lisa Moore
Diana Nishimuta

Anniversaries 
this week:
Gene & Linda Anglin
Bill & Laraine Downey
Don & Joanne Ragon


Save the Date

CHANCEL CHOIR PRACTICE
MAY 23 - 7:00 PM
CHOIR ROOM

9:30 MUSICIANS PRACTICE
MAY 23 - 8:30 PM
SANCTUARY

CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED
MAY 25

WORSHIP SERVICES
MAY 27 - 9:30 & 11:00 AM
SANCTUARY

VBS PLANNING MTG.
MAY 27 - 11:00 AM
ROOM 112/114

NO YOUTH PROGRAM
MAY 27 - DUE TO MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY

MEMORIAL DAY - MAY 28 CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED

CARMELITES' TRIP TO THE MONASTERY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT - WEDNESDAY, 
MAY 30 - 10:00 AM
(MEET AT CHURCH )

WOMEN'S BOOK CLUB
JUNE 1 - 7:00 PM
SUSAN POSEY'S HOME

VBS SET-UP - JUNE 2
10:30 AM - 4:00 PM
(SAFE SANCTUARY, PIZZA LUNCH, YOUTH TRAINING)

WORSHIP SERVICES /
YOUTH MISSION TEAM COMMISSIONED
JUNE 3 - 9:30 & 11:00 AM
SANCTUARY

SENIOR CELEBRATION 
JUNE 3 - 12:15 PM
FELLOWSHIP HALL

VBS SET-UP - JUNE 3
12:30 - 6:00 PM
FELLOWSHIP HALL / LOWER HALL / CLASSROOMS

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
JUNE 4 - 8
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

YOUTH MISSION TRIP TO PIKE COUNTY, KENTUCKY
JUNE 10 - 16


Norcross
Cooperative 
Ministry
     

As one of the founding churches of NCM, we encourage your support assisting those in need in      our area.

Donations of non-perishable food may be left in the NCM tub in the church foyer, and checks made to the church and marked for NCM may be dropped into the offering plate or by the church office.


Family Wellness
through Counseling, 
Education and Research

Mt. Carmel proudly supports the North Georgia Family Counseling Center.

Mt. Carmel UMC Campus
5100 S. Old Peachtree Rd.
Norcross, GA  30092

Birmingham UMC Campus
15770 Birmingham Hwy.
Milton, GA  30004


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